*BACK IN STOCK* Celebrate Your Creative Self : 25 Painting Exercises to Discover Your Inner Artist - Mary Todd Beam
Your capacity to create is unlimited!
This new-in-paperback edition of Celebrate Your Creative Self helps you act upon your artistic inspirations and joyfully appreciate the creative process. You'll develop the skills you need to express yourself and explore your favorite mediums. Step-by-step demos show you how to:
Capture and manipulate light in your work
Experiment with new and unusual painting surfaces
Break the "rules" of color composition that inhibit your creativity
Create your own dynamic designs for paintings with more impact
Add layers of meaning to your work with the symbolism inherent in both man-made objects and natural elements
Imbue your work with a touch of fantasy and recapture the magic you remember from childhood
Move beyond traditional 2-dimensional painting into 3-D reconstruction
And much, much more!
Once you've built up such a repertoire of skills, you'll be able to turn any idea into finished art by applying the techniques that best accommodate your inspiration. You'll also learn how to tap the deepest recesses of your creative wellspring by taking risks, getting personal and making meaningful statements with your work.
No matter what your medium, no matter what your level of skill, Celebrate Your Creative Self can help make your artistic dreams a reality!